Following the strength seen in the previous session, stocks turned in a lackluster performance during trading on Wednesday. The major averages eventually finished the day on opposite sides of the unchanged line.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo received his highest job approval rating in over two years in a new Quinnipiac University poll, although a majority of New York voters say the governor should not run for president in 2020.
The poll showed Cuomo with a positive 52 percent to 31 percent approval rating,...
Amid growing calls for his recusal, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., suggested Wednesday that Democrats are not serious about investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the presidential election.
"We're beginning to figure out who's actually serious about the investigation,"...
President Donald Trump is seen as less trustworthy than three major television news outlets, according to the results of a Monmouth University Poll. The poll examined whether Americans are more likely to trust Trump as an information source compared to ABC News, MSNBC, and Fox News.
After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks continue to experience choppy trading Wednesday afternoon. The lackluster performance comes on the heels of the notable strength that was seen in the previous session.
American businessman and investor Mark Cuban in an interview with Business Insider said healthcare should be a right.
The United Kingdom began the formal process of exiting the European Union on Wednesday after more than four decades of membership, thus entering uncharted territory for negotiations that is set to last two years. Prime Minister Theresa May's historic letter invoking the Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty was delivered to the European Council President Donald Tusk in Brussels.
Consumers in Nigeria are calling for a boycott of Coca-Cola products sold in the African nation after a high court judge ruled that the products could be "poisonous". Justice Adedayo Oyebanji of the Lagos High Court ruled that high levels of benzoic acid and sunset additives in Coca-Cola's soft drinks could pose a health risk to consumers when mixed with ascorbic acid, commonly known as Vitamin C.
Stocks are turning in a lackluster performance in morning trading on Wednesday following the strength seen in the previous session. After ending Tuesday's trading firmly in positive territory, the major averages are turning in a mixed performance on the day.
After reporting a steep drop in U.S. pending home sales in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Wednesday showing that pending sales rebounded by much more than expected in the month of February. NAR said its pending home sales index spiked by 5.5 percent to 112.3 in February from 106.4 in January.
Charles Murphy, a partner at New York hedge fund Paulson & Co., fell to his death after jumping out of a hotel window in Manhattan on Monday. Murphy was found dead on the fourth-floor terrace of the Sofitel New York Hotel after he jumped from a window on the 24th floor.
Internet media company BuzzFeed is preparing to go public in 2018, media site Axios reported Wednesday, citing industry sources. New York-based BuzzFeed was founded in 2006 by Jonah Peretti and John Johnson III as a viral lab, focusing exclusively on tracking viral content.
The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union as Britons wished and can look forward with optimism and hope that the best days are ahead, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday, after announcing that her letter invoking Article 50 that triggers the Brexit process was delivered to the European Union.
Following the strength seen in the previous session, stocks may show a lack of direction in early trading on Wednesday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a roughly flat open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by just 1 point.
The market is keenly waiting for the Pending home sales index as well as a couple of Fed speeches on Wednesday. The early indication from Future Index market point to a mixed opening for Wall Street. Asian shares closed in a mixed note, while European shares are trading mostly higher.